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Museo de Arte Fundacion Ortiz-Gurdian

Av SO 3a, Leon, Nicaragua
505 311-7053
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Av SO 3a, Leon, Nicaragua
505 311-7053
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This gallery is comprised of five old houses that display the private collection of a banking family. Each room features a certain type of painting e.g. naive, religious, contemporary etc. The rooms of each house flow into one another, often with central courtyards featuring contemporary...More

Thank TravelbugVietnam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is there a wonderful collection of 16 & 17th century art, as well as other paintings, the building itself offers a glimpse of Spanish influence and décor. Inside courtyards and ponds (with turtles) provide a nice backdrop for all the art. I believe...More

Thank FLworldwanderer
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thanks to the Nicaragua app, we discovered this museum. Amazing art collection, couldn't believe some of these pieces could be found in a small city like Leon. The interior of the museum is so pretty and the entry fee is cheap (3,50 USD). It is...More

Thank rollinlikeag
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

This is a truly impressive collection- think Jackson, warhol and Picasso. So wasn't expecting it to be so large or varied. The space is also great - colonial house. I think I was the only paying visitor at times, and the curators would anticipate where...More

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 24 April 2017

Tranquil surroundings along colonnaded courtyards give a glimpse of 16th and 17th century painting, 20th and 21st century paintings and sculptures by Central-American artists, with emphasis of Nicaraguan names or names-to-be.

Thank hulstra
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

This gallery is a tribute to Ortiz-Gurdian and following a guide is essential if his contribution to the history of Nicaragua is to be appreciated. His life story and the role his writings have played in the history, politics and international recognition of Nicaragua are...More

Thank Margaret D
Reviewed 6 April 2017

there are two parts to this museum: one with region, modern art, and the other with very old religious art. i enjoyed both. there are some interesting dali prints as well.

Thank BuffaloTex
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

Very interesting collection of contemporanian Latin American art and religious art of the 16th century. The museum is housed in two very colonial style buildings with patios. Very good option to get out of the burning sun for while and enjoy some fine arts

Thank yewuninc
Reviewed 3 April 2017

Even if you don't like art, go to see the beautiful colonial buildings the museum is housed in. The art collection is amazing, ranging from Nicaraguan artists to Andy Warhol. There is old Christian art and modern art. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank LisaAnn61
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is a nice museum in an open court. There are really some great paintings and drawings. Go there if you are interested in visual art.

Thank Puzzpouding
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